On Friday, 3 December 2021, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s newest firefighters will attempt to run lengths of hose from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina for charity.
The latest class of firefighters, that will soon graduate and be deployed to serve communities across mid and west Wales, are due to take on an Everest of a task in order to raise money for the 2Wish charity and The Fire Fighters Charity.
This Friday, 3 December 2021, a class of 30 new firefighters, recruited and trained by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, will attempt to run lengths of hose, a common yet physical exercise within the fire and rescue service, from the pier head of Mumbles to Tesco car park in Swansea Marina, Oystermouth Road – a distance that equates to the height of mount Everest.
Group Manager Geraint Thomas, Head of Training Delivery for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘Our newest recruits have trained hard over the last three months, at our training facility in Earlswood and at the Fire Service Colleague in Moreton-in-Marsh, and they certainly have not chosen an easy challenge to cap off their entry training into the Fire and Rescue Service.
‘They are raising money towards two excellent causes, so I would urge anyone who can spare a few pounds to support their cause. Good luck to them!’